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When an Activist Investor Limits Your Upside

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:02:00 -0400

Answering a listener question, two Fools discuss what the introduction of an activist investor might mean for a company and its shareholders.

McKesson Dives on Falling Earnings, Weak Guidance

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:31:00 -0400

The drug wholesaler sees tough times ahead.

National Instruments Starts Turning the Corner

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:53:00 -0400

An uptick in earnings is good news for the instrument-testing company.

3 New, Must-Read Quotes From Tesla Motors, Inc. CEO Elon Musk

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:46:00 -0400

From previewing the Tesla Network to highlighting improving vehicle reliability, here are some key quotes you might have missed.

Intel Corporation Misses an Opportunity With Kaby Lake

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:29:00 -0400

Chipzilla could have delivered more value with its upcoming desktop processors, but it didn't.

Ellie Mae Banks on Housing Strength as Income, Sales Soar

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:21:00 -0400

The mortgage-processing software company is riding a strong wave of positive momentum.

Here's What Apple, Inc. Unveiled Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:05:00 -0400

The Mac maker's product event was more or less entirely expected.

Mutual Funds Fun Facts: Active Management Is a Bad Bet

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:02:00 -0400

Index funds beat most managed funds most of the time -- and even more so in recent years.

How an Activist Investor Could Help Make You Money

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:57:00 -0400

Answering a listener question, two Fools discuss what the introduction of an activist investor might mean for a company and its shareholders.

Verizon Takes a Hit in Its Most Valuable Segment

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:52:00 -0400

Looking more closely at Big Red's net decline in postpaid phone customers.

How Twitter Inc. Was Eclipsed By Its Chinese Clone

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:39:00 -0400

Why is Twitter now worth less than Weibo, its “Chinese clone”?

Unilever Faces Tough Decisions as It Seeks to Streamline Its Supply Chain

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:32:00 -0400

The practice of SKU rationalization, which often results in slimmer product offerings, affects much more than consumers’ choices on retail store shelves.

Did GoPro Inc's Karma Get Delayed Again?

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:22:00 -0400

Is GoPro's Karma being delayed by overwhelming demand, or production and supply chain issues?

Why Shares of Gannett Co. Inc. Just Got Crushed

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:13:00 -0400

The publisher of "USA Today" got crushed following its disappointing earnings, and a deal that looks to be falling through.

3 Highest Growth Stocks on the Market Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:07:00 -0400

They've grown like weeds, but which ones make for good investments?

Why Shares of IPG Photonics Soared Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:05:00 -0400

The laser and amplifier company posted a strong quarter, and its guidance suggests a return to more rapid growth.

Why CenturyLink Inc Stock Just Soared 18%, and Level 3 Communications Is Up 13%

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:59:00 -0400

There's a merger in the offing. Maybe.

Amgen Inc. Delivers in Q3 Despite Sluggish Revenue

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:41:00 -0400

Revenue was just "meh" for Amgen, but the biotech's earnings grew at a solid pace thanks to controlling costs.

Why Tempur Sealy International Inc Stock Jumped Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:40:00 -0400

Here's a look at the earnings report that sent Tempur-Pedic and Sealy mattress maker higher.

Cimpress NV Stays the Course as Profits Disappear

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:30:00 -0400

The mass customization company is sticking to its long-term plan to maximize intrinsic per-share value.

Ford Motor Company's Profit Dropped Over 50%: Time to Worry?

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:22:00 -0400

Much of Ford's third-quarter profit drop was expected, and due to one-time factors. But investors have bigger concerns: Are they warranted?

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.: Why I'm Selling My Chipotle Stock -- and You Should Consider It, Too

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:00:00 -0400

The food-poisoning scandal was bad, but it's just noise distracting you from this signal.

What Happened in the Stock Market Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:57:00 -0400

Buffalo Wild Wings and Groupon posted big price swings as indexes fell on Thursday.

AFLAC Gets a Boost From Japan Even as U.S. Sales Growth Sags

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:54:00 -0400

The insurance provider's geographical diversification is paying off.

International Business Machines Corp: 3 Things You Need to Know

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:51:00 -0400

Following its post-earnings report sell-off, Big Blue is an even more intriguing investment opportunity.

CARBO Ceramics Inc.'s Stock Gets Crushed After Reporting Atrocious Earnings

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:45:00 -0400

The ceramic proppant maker missed estimates while giving a less-than-optimistic view of the future.

Deckers Squeezes Into Profit Gains Despite Falling Sales

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:26:00 -0400

The Uggs maker is looking forward to the holidays.

Why Infinera Corp. Stock Got Slammed by 14% Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:20:00 -0400

The optical component producer tumbled on a weak outlook and news that two of its biggest customers could merge.

Why Theravance Biopharma Inc Shares Tumbled 19.5% Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:18:00 -0400

Theravance Biopharma announced a stock and debt offering that disappointed investors.

Will This Underdog Take Down The Apple Watch?

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:18:00 -0400

Garmin’s growth could spell trouble for Apple’s market-leading smartwatch.

Foreign Exchange Headwinds Blunt Growth at Penske Automotive Group, Inc.

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:17:00 -0400

Penske would have grown revenues nearly 10% in Q3 -- except for those darned exchange rates.

Netgear Falls Despite Another Great Quarter

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:08:00 -0400

The networking hardware company rode its retail business to another quarterly earnings beat, but the service provider unit continues to "disappoint."

Another Strong Quarter and Guidance Boost for VMware

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:07:00 -0400

Fast-growing products drove the company's revenue higher, while a focus on keeping costs down helped boost earnings.

3 Things to Know About Dollar-Cost Averaging

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:07:00 -0400

This simple strategy can make investing in stocks much simpler and safer.

39 Pull-Ups for Planet Fitness Stock

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:06:00 -0400

The low-cost gym operator busts through expectations again, just the way it has always done since going public at $16 last year.

Why Community Health Systems, O'Reilly Auto Parts, and Cliffs Natural Resources Slumped Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:05:00 -0400

These stocks fell much further than the market. Find out why.

These 5 Remarkable Numbers Prove That ConocoPhillips Is Finally Turning the Corner

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:00:00 -0400

The leading independent oil company finally stopped bleeding cash.

Why Bristol-Myers Squibb, CenturyLink, and Shutterfly Jumped Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:56:00 -0400

Despite a lackluster market, these stocks rose. Find out why.

Procter & Gamble Co. Returns to Growth

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:46:00 -0400

The consumer-goods titan delivered organic sales growth across all of its major business divisions.

What We Know About the Apple Car That Never Was

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:40:00 -0400

After years of whispers, rumors, and semi-official statements about Project Titan, the car itself doesn’t seem to be materializing.

Canadian National Railway's Efficient Operations Continue to Deliver Strong Results

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:23:00 -0400

The most efficient North American railroad operator reported strong profits, even as revenue and shipments go through cyclical weakness.

Why Abiomed Is Falling 10.2% Today

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:22:00 -0400

Abiomed's fiscal second quarter financials failed to impress investors looking for better.

Altria Sees Rising Earnings Overcome Falling Cigarette Volume

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:17:00 -0400

Once again, the tobacco giant is staying profitable. Find out how.

Should AMD Worry About Nintendo's Use of Nvidia Chips?

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:16:00 -0400

Could Nvidia be planning a comeback in the console market?

PAREXEL International Corporation's Q1 Report Flops, Shares Sink As Much As 13%

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:13:00 -0400

Find out whether this is a case of a temporarily broken stock or a broken business model.

Infinera Muddles Through a Difficult Period and Predicts More Challenges Ahead

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:06:00 -0400

Infinera's third-quarter results came in slightly ahead of its guidance, but management projects more challenges ahead.

Have General Motors' Earnings Peaked or Plateaued?

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:05:00 -0400

The automaker's executives are still upbeat about the prospects for profits in the U.S., but investors are wary.

Biogen Inc. Working With What It's Got as It Looks to Diversify

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:05:00 -0400

A lackluster multiple sclerosis market highlights the biotech's need to launch into other markets.

Volkswagen Earnings Rise 17% Despite Continued Diesel Pressures

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:28:00 -0400

Strong results for Porsche and Audi helped offset a steep drop in profit at the mass-market VW brand.

Coca-Cola's "Core Business Model" Shows Promise

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:27:00 -0400

The beverage behemoth's third-quarter earnings report revealed decent organic revenue growth, and concrete progress on its business model transformation.

Celgene Delivers a Blockbuster Quarter

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:22:00 -0400

Growth for key drugs including Revlimid and Otezla helped this big-cap biotech roll out impressive quarterly results today.